Tag: New England
Ross Douthat’s Landscape of Suffering
Douthat continues to discover remedies for his condition, but his experience has produced a book in which the natural world confronts us with suffering’s source and signifies the possibility of redemption. The Deep Places elucidates creation’s shadow side, the abyss of suffering that leads us to search for answers to our most profound questions of creation, pain, and evil.
Homage to our Jailer
We lived now in a wrecked forest, but this is only the beginning.
Requiem for the Chapel on the Farm
They say that funerals are for the living, which of course they are. The deceased, now lifeless, causes us to reflect upon their life...
Friendship with New England Reserve
As the half-savage neighbor in Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall” says, “Good fences make good neighbors.”